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Besides its Academy and Composition Competition impuls is also promoting concerts and biennial festivals of contemporary music and organising other activities like workshops, music communication programs ... and special projects like the impuls . MinuteConcerts.

Through these versatile programs impuls offers different approaches and thus contributes to a better understanding of both classical modern and contemporary music not only for professionals, but also for broader audiences.




In between Feburary 9th and 15th an extensive Composition Workshop with Klangforum Wien is offered to the 5 composers (Nuno Costa, Timothy McCormack, Jung-Eun Park, Chris Swithinbank, Hakan Ulus) selected through the impuls Composition Competition as intense final preparation for the premieres of their new works commissioned by impuls..

On February 13th one of the rehearsals is opened up to the public (18.00-19.00), followed by a round of questions (19.00-19.30) as well as a discussion with the young composers, conductor Ilan Volkov, musicians of Klangforum Wien and Doris Weberberger moderating the evening on behalf of the impuls cooperation partner mica - music austria (start: 19.30).

The commissioned works are then to be premiered on February 15th, 2019 within the impuls Festival in Graz.




From February 10th to 21st the 6th edition of the impuls Festival takes place.